hot off the press


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hot off the press(es)

1. Freshly printed, as of a periodical. The latest edition of the student newspaper is hot off the press, and my class is going to distribute it at lunch. Back in my day, you could tell when a newspaper was hot off the presses because it was actually still hot!
2. Newly-circulating, as of a bit of news or gossip. Did you hear that Mara dumped Jim? It's hot off the press! Hey, it's hot off the presses—Greg got the promotion over Paul.
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hot off the press

Fig. freshly printed; just released by a publisher. Here is a copy of the new Perry Hodder novel. It's hot off the press.
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hot off the press

Newly printed; sensational and exciting. For example, I've got it hot off the press-he's resigning, or This design is hot off the press. [c. 1900]
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ˌhot off the ˈpress

news that is hot off the press has just appeared in the newspapers and is fresh and usually exciting: Listen to this story — it’s hot off the press!
Paper that has just been printed on a press (= printing machine) is still warm.
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